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The Pope called to implement a global ecological conversion

The Pope called to implement a global ecological conversion

Despite not having been able to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2023 (COP 28), he Pope Francisco called to urgently implement a “global ecological conversion” and put aside “nationalisms” and “particularism” in order to adopt a “common vision.”

He pontiff could not participate of the annual summit against climate change that is taking place in dubai from November 30 to December 12 at the request of his doctors “after the lung inflammation that he had last weekend,” they reported from the Vatican. However, she participated virtually and assured that “even if it is from a distance” she is following the work of COP 28 “with attention”.

The Pope called to “respond to climate change with political changes”

In his speech, Francis called to “respond to climate change with concrete political changes”said the Argentine pontiff, who suffers from bronchitis and could not attend the meeting, from the Vatican.

“Let’s get out of the straits of particularism and nationalism, schemes of the pastand embrace a common vision, committing all of us now without delay to a global ecological conversion necessary“he emphasized, in a text read by one of his assistants sitting next to him after the Angelus prayer.

Still affected by bronchitis, he was unable to preside over the Angelus this Sunday from his window of the Apostolic Palace in St. Peter’s Square, but Their images were broadcast on giant screens.

Through the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolinwho traveled to Dubai instead, yesterday called on COP28 participants for a “turning point” to accelerate the ecological transition.

The Pope’s concern for caring for the environment is not something new on his agenda. Since his arrival in office in 2013, it was one of the main axes of his papacy.

The Pope dedicated his encyclical to the issue Laudato Yesin 2015, a 200-page manifesto for an “integral ecology”and on October 4 he published the apostolic exhortation Laudate Deumwhich asks the great powers abandon fossil fuels.

COP 28: Macron hopes that Javier Milei will join the fight against climate change

Another of the world leaders who spoke out on the issue of climate change this Sunday at COP 28 was the president of France, Emmanuel Macron. In his speech he referred to the elected president of Argentina, Javier Milei, and stated that he had “the opportunity to talk with him. “He has several very bold proposals for his country.”

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The president of France, Emmanuel Macron.

“In recent years I have had to work with presidents who, at times, presented very bold proposals. We were always able to establish a dialogue and do something reasonable. Therefore, we will do everything in our power to maintain cooperation and even enrich it with Argentina. AND I hope you join in when it comes to climate issues because you will see that this is also good for your country,” said Macron in relation to Milei and his statements denying the impact of climate change.

Source: Ambito

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